Related formshy·per·to·nic·i·ty [hahy-per-toh-nis-i-tee] /ˌhaɪ pər toʊˈnɪs ɪ ti/, noun
Examples from the Web for hypertonic
On either side the pigment of the central drop has been drawn towards the hypertonic centre nearest to it.
Loeb and Wasteneys found that the hypertonic solution does not increase the rate of oxidations in a fertilized egg.The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
We have thus two poles of diffusion of contrary signs, a hypotonic pole at the water drop, and a hypertonic pole at the salt drop.
If such eggs are afterwards treated for a short period with hypertonic sea-water they develop into normal larvae (plutei).Darwin and Modern Science|A.C. Seward and Others
Rogers has reduced the mortality of cholera by intravenous injections of hypertonic saline until it is only 15 per cent.The Wanderings of a Spiritualist|Arthur Conan Doyle